New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a lead broadcast engineer in Chicago and a chief engineer in Savannah, Ga.
New job posts to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for local TV sales managers for Tegna and Nexstar stations in Arizona and along the southeast Atlantic coast.
The Nexstar executive with 20-plus years of broadcast sales and management experience moves from Jacksonville, Fla., to run operations in Savannah.
When it come to social actions in Savannah, Ga., Cumulus-owned, urban-formatted WEAS-FM outperforms other media, according to Shareablee. Raycom’s CBS affiliate WTOC ranks No. 2 in overall actions, while Media General’s NBC affil WSAV is third.
Stations started dabbling with inserting newscasts into their diginet subchannels about five years ago and they say they expect the practice to become more pervasive as more stations recognize the revenue and promotional potential. Among the experiments is producing newscasts that air at non-traditional times — 7-9 a.m. or 9 p.m. — when primary channels are airing network programming.